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Online communications project boosts enquiries for care home

By Jo Cameron | 11/06/2014

A recent commission from a Northumberland Residential Care Home has led to a very happy customer gaining significantly improved visibility online, following working with Jayne Graham, Business Consultant and Coach, and Founder of Colleagues on Tap. The online communications project was delivered during April and May 2014, and  involved a full review of the care home’s…

Join in with Success Mon 16 June with Associate Kathryn Clarke

By Jo Cameron | 11/06/2014

Kathryn Clarke, Associate host of our Durham City Coworking Days, and in her day job a successful image consultant and coach to entrepreneurial women UK-wide, is inviting you to join her for a free and informal networking event exclusively for women on Monday 16th June. I’m definitely going along – the quarterly free Success Club events –…

Lizzie gets buzzing with Coworking Days

By Jo Cameron | 28/05/2014

It’s so great to receive feedback from people who tentatively try out Coworking Days, then become regular participants because they’ve gained so much from getting surrounded by other business owners and homeworkers for the day.  Travel Counsellor Lizzie Adamson-Brown explains that after her first Coworking Day she was hooked! Lizzie gets buzzing with Coworking Days ……

Jo Cameron to host Consett Coworking Days

By Jo Cameron | 08/05/2014

How chuffed are we that Jo Cameron, owner of Durham-based Remote HR Solutions, has joined the Coworking Day Associate Scheme, and will be hosting Coworking Days in Consett from June. Huge thanks go to Fran Williams who has done a sterling effort in hosting the events for the past year, and continues to be a…

Home but not alone

By Jo Cameron | 27/03/2014

Thanks to Ruth Addicott and the Northern Echo for this great feature on Colleagues on Tap and Coworking Days on 27th March 2014 THE number of people working from home has risen by nearly a third in a decade, but if the trend for co-working is anything to go by, it seems colleagues are still…

Coworking Days arrive in North Shields

By Jo Cameron | 26/03/2014

I’m so thrilled that after a short break we’re back to Coworking in North Tyneside, with the help of Janice Ross and The Business Factory in North Shields. Janice attended Coworking days at Shepherds Dene and North Tyneside when she was running her own marketing company which she set up in 2008 and she found…

100 Coworking Days and Counting

By Jo Cameron | 18/03/2014

I can hardly quite believe I’m attending the 100th Colleagues on Tap Coworking Day today.  100 events, across the North East, in venues as far afield as Alnwick and Stockton.  100 opportunities for people who work for themselves to work alongside other people for a change, when they usually work alone, often at home.  100…

Colleagues on Tap Coworking Days just keep on growing …

By Jo Cameron | 03/03/2014

As news of even further expansion of Colleagues on Tap Coworking Days was announced last week, the media showed a real interest.   Articles were published in The Journal Business News, bdaily online bulletin and Darlington and Stockton Times, with the help of our very own coworker Lindsay Parker (who regularly attends Durham City Coworking…

Digital entrepreneur brings home business scheme to Middlesbrough

By Jo Cameron | 07/05/2014

A Middlesbrough digital entrepreneur has become the ninth Associate to join an innovative North East scheme that supports the growth of home-based businesses. More than 4 million people are estimated to work at home, and the trend to start a business from home continues to gather pace, with the appeal of reduced overheads and improved…

Ten years and counting!

By Jo Cameron | 12/06/2014

I really can hardly believe it’s now ten years since I started out on my own.  It’s been wonderful this week to reflect on the people I’ve worked with over the years, and how, through helping them to realise the real value of their business or organisation, they’ve gone on to make more money, without making…